Historical Events In 1976
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Aug 09 Clive Lloyd scores double-ton in 120 mins, WI v Glamorgan on this day in history.
Aug 09 In the year 1976 jose Lezama Lima, Cuban poet/novelist, dies at 65
Aug 09 On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 24, last Lunar flight to date from Earth
Aug 10 In the year 1976 bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies
Aug 11 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami in the year 1976.
Aug 12 First approach and landing test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise on this day in history.
Aug 12 Thomas Edward Driberg, 1st baron Bradwell, journalist, dies in the year 1976.
Aug 13 An HU-16 Albatross, the Navy's last operational seaplane made its final water landing in Pensacola Bay in the year 1976.
Aug 15 In the year 1976 jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84
Aug 16 Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1976 in the Mindanao area of the Philippines, a 7.9 earthquake occurred near the west coast of Mindanao, about 950 kilometers south of Manila. A tsunami was generated in the Moro Gulf causing considerable damage and loss of life. It is estimated that the earthquake and tsunami killed 5,000 to 8,0000 people
Aug 17 Murvyn Vye, actor (Road to Bali, Escape to Burma), dies at 63 in the year 1976.
Aug 18 In the year 1976 uSSR's Luna 24 soft-lands on Moon
Aug 19 Alastair Sim, actor (Christmas Carol, Green for Danger), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Aug 19 Pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention in the year 1976.
Aug 20 Phyllis Konstam, actress (Murder, Skin Game), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Aug 21 Ken James, cricketer (kept wicket for NZ in 11 Tests), dies on this day in history.
Aug 22 Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73 in the year 1976.
Aug 24 On this day in history michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76
Aug 24 Soyuz 21 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Aug 25 Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76 in the year 1976.
Aug 26 In the year 1976 lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88
Aug 27 British MP John Stonehouse resigns following his conviction for theft and fraud in the year 1976.
Aug 29 On this day in history anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18
Aug 30 In the year 1976 tom Brokaw becomes news anchor of the Today Show
Aug 30 On this day in history uSS Oriskany, the last of the Essex-class attack carriers, was decommissioned at San Francisco and placed in the mothball fleet. Oriskany saw extensive action in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts.
Aug 31 In the year 1976 kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81
Sep 01 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-197
Sep 01 Wayne L Hays, (Rep-D-Oh), resigns (scandal with Elizabeth Ray) in the year 1976.
Sep 03 The unmanned NASA spacecraft Viking Two makes a successful Mars landing to begin its mission of sending color photos back to Earth in the year 1976.
Sep 03 The US spacecraft Viking 2 successfully lands on Mars on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history a E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies
Sep 06 On this day in history russian pilot defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet, many smiles in the US
Sep 07 US courts find George Harrison guilty of plagarism (He's So Fine) in the year 1976.